Golden Gate Xpress

University should protect courses despite consolidation

Xpress Staff
April 26, 2011
Filed under Opinion

Ramon Castellblach is an assistant professor of health education and is the California Faculty Association president for the SF State chapter. As we go forward with the consolidation of colleges at SF State, we should take all possible steps to ensure that we continue playing our part in providing Californ...

Family-owned Asia Express to be evicted from student center

Megan Taros
April 19, 2011
Filed under News

Frank and Shally Meng, employees at Asia Express in the Cesar Chavez Student Center, work tirelessly 14 hours nearly every day and barely make more than $20,000 combined each month. They recently mortgaged their house in order to pay off their $51,411.37 debt to the student center. The rent is due today. The...

Martians take over campus

Spencer Devine
April 19, 2011
Filed under Life

Break out the tinfoil hats—SF State is under an alien attack. In order to fight alien anxiety, graduate student David Daw and renowned SF State metaphysics professor Dr. Richard Pearson held the campus’ first Martian Life and Visitation Conference last Friday. The conference discussed the strange occurrences at the U...

The polls are open but voters slim, ASI elections lack interest

Megan Taros
March 22, 2011
Filed under News

It’s election season at SF State, which means it’s time for students to execute their civic duty: Make signs, go campaigning, hit the polls and show pride in campus government. Right? Probably not. The polls are now open for the Associated Students Inc. student elections, but with many candidat...

Barbie learns a lesson at SF State

Natasha Artavia
February 22, 2011
Filed under News

Whether you are full-figured, curvy or thin, whether you are a man or woman, chances are you have felt some unwanted pressure about your appearance at one point or another in your life. But why should you be told how to look? Why should your size be a topic of debate? This is where SF State’s annual Love Your Body Week comes in to play....

SF State to host first Pride Prom on Friday

Eric Green
February 8, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

With gowns and tuxedos, corsages and silk ties, come Friday SF State students will have their day as royalty. Thanks to the Queer Alliance Organization, the Pride Committee and the University LGBT Club, “Everything Great About You,” SF State will be hosting its first-ever Pride Prom. On Feb. 11, t...

Changes in store for ASI

Megan Taros
February 1, 2011
Filed under News

The Associated Students Inc. Board of Directors hit the ground running this semester with talk of big change at their first meeting. The board is reviewing its lawspeaker position, which has judiciary and parliamentary duties and also acts as elections commissioner, to ensure the three duties do not create a conflict...

Clubs banking procedure set to change

Xpress Staff
January 26, 2011
Filed under News

Between 2008 and 2009, former SF State cheer coach Ashlee Nicole Haley allegedly spent more than $20,000 of cheer club funds on personal expenditures. This included food, rent and a trip to Las Vegas, according to court reports. The University Police Department began an investigation of Haley sometime in 2009, ...

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